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What short-acting stimulants are used to treat ADHD?

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Common short-acting stimulants include:

  • Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine (Adderall, Adderall XR)
  • Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine, ProCentra, Zenzedi)
  • Dexmethylphendiate (Focalin)
  • Methylphenidate (Ritalin)

From: Stimulant Medications for ADHD WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institutes of Health. 

News release, Pfizer.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on March 25, 2019

SOURCES: 

National Institutes of Health. 

News release, Pfizer.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on March 25, 2019

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